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Brits are world-leading online shoppers says new data

Today’s story about Amazon testing drone deliveries in the UK isn’t just about the company finding a government happy to progress with the tech. It’s also about the size of the UK market and its importance to e-tailers. New data from European fashion aggregator Stylight backs that up with news that as many as 87%…

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Zara owner gives big boost to digital payments and recycling

Company AGMs are usually, well, boring. Occasionally they’re love-ins (when the company concerned is hugely successful). Occasionally they’re snipe-fests (when shareholders are moaning about executive pay like at BP or yet another disappointing year and “not enough simple classics” like at M&S). But at other times they actually turn into something worthwhile with a) interesting…